Muskoday woman named first female president of national body representing Aboriginal Firefighters – larongeNOW

Muskoday woman named first female president of national body representing Aboriginal Firefighters – larongeNOW

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 202026 Views

Dec 2, 2020

Just over two decades after joining the Muskoday Volunteer Fire Department, Michelle Vandevord can now lay claim to being elected the first female president of the Aboriginal Firefighters’ Association of Canada.

Born and raised in Prince Albert, the 49-year-old recalled the decision to move to Muskoday 25 years ago was based on a desire to help her community. After working in home care and at the community’s school, Vandevord was encouraged to try something out of her normal comfort zone.

“It was because of one person that I am where I am and I owe that to Randy Bair,” she said, explaining the former captain of the Muskoday unit was the person to encouraged her to come out and practice. “I went to my first meeting after that and the rest is, as they say, kind of history.”

Read More: https://larongenow.com/2020/12/02/muskoday-woman-named-first-female-president-of-national-body-representing-aboriginal-firefighters/

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